The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), the federal enterprise of the German Government for sustainable development, is looking for a project manager and a consultant for the project “Blue solutions – Implementation of the strategic plan of the CBD in the area of marine and coastal biodiversity”.
The cross-regional project supports the German Federal Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) and selected developing countries in the development and implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity in the area of conservation, sustainable use and restoration of biodiversity of oceans and coasts. Experiences are processed and concepts, methods and tools are (further) developed and disseminated through a global network of knowledge and a platform for capacity development. The project works in close collaboration with bilateral and regional projects and programs of German development cooperation, especially those of the International Climate Initiative (ICI) and its partner institutions. Implementing partners are the IUCN, UNEP’s Freshwater and Marine Ecosystems Branch (FMEB) and the Norwegian UNEP Collaborating Centre GRID-Arendal.
The positions are available in Eschborn, Germany. Application deadline is the 2nd of December 2012.
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